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Mobilisation

Mobility stretches are a key part of any exercise routine, helping you get the best results and reducing your risk of injury. They lengthen and loosen your muscles, increasing your range of...
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Strength Program

The core is the foundation for your movements, enabling mobility in the upper and lower body, directing power efficiently to your limbs, and stabilising your spine, ribcage, and pelvis against the stress...

What’s in my running bag? Gareth Murran

Meet the runner has been a great success over the past few years with club members of new and old standing getting to know each other better. Have you ever been reading...

Intro to Sports Psychology

Thanks again to Sports Psychologist Colm Murphy for a really interesting talk last night attended by over 60 club members in Bushy Park. Many thanks also to Breda Browne for organising. As promised a...

Cross Country I Love You

Cross Country I Love You by Michael Cunningham See Sportsworld Running Clubs Cross Country Titles to date here: Cross Country Titles Cross Country I Love You. Well one of us had to say it. The Cross Country...

Marathon Training Program – Week 13

Week 13 of a 13 Week ProgramWeek 13 Starts Monday 19 October 2009Monday:8 miles relaxedTuesday:4 miles10 x 100meter stridesWednesday:5mile easyThursday:5milesFriday:Rest Saturday:3 mile jogSunday:RestMonday: Race Day!!!! Dublin City Marathon!!!Training Program ByEmily Dowling

Marathon Training Program – Weeks 11 & 12

Weeks 11 & 12 of a 13 Week ProgramWeek 11 Starts Monday 5 October 2009Week 12 Starts Monday 12 October 2009Week 11Monday:8 miles easy on grassTuesday: 20milesWednesday:6mile easyThursday: 4 mile12x150meter strides2 mile cool downFriday:5mile...

Marathon Training Program – Weeks 9 & 10

Weeks 9 & 10 of a 13 Week ProgramWeek 9 Starts Monday 21 September 2009Week 10 Starts Monday 28 September 2009Monday: 10 miles easy on grassTuesday:5miles5x1milecool downWednesday:15mile Thursday:8 miles pace run Friday:8 mileSaturday:Half marathon...

Marathon Training Program – Weeks 7 & 8

Weeks 7 & 8 of a 13 Week ProgramWeek 7 Starts Monday 7 September 2009Week 8 Starts Monday 14 September 2009Monday:8 miles easy on grassTuesday:2miles warm up3x2miles hard2 miles cool downWednesday:15mile easyThursday:10 miles pace...

Marathon Training Program – Weeks 5 & 6

Weeks 5 & 6 of a 13 Week ProgramWeek 5 Starts Monday 24 August 2009Week 6 Starts Monday 31 August 2009Monday: 10 miles easy on grassThis is to allow the body to recover from...